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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 Blood and Water : Feminine Writing in Beverley Farmer's The Seal Woman
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    y separately published work icon Into the Nineties: Post-Colonial Women's Writing Shirley Chew (editor), Lars Jensen (editor), Anna Rutherford (editor), Sydney : Dangaroo Press , 1994 Z43278 1994 anthology short story poetry prose criticism biography Sydney : Dangaroo Press , 1994 pg. 74
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    y separately published work icon Kunapipi vol. 16 no. 1 1994 Z603993 1994 periodical issue 1994 pg. 74-86
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    y separately published work icon Messengers of Eros : Representations of Sex in Australian Writing Xavier Pons , Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press , 2009 Z1572958 2009 single work criticism

    'After decades of strict, puritanical censorship, Australian writers are free to address sexual issues. But sex remains a controversial and disturbing topic - its representation in poetry or fiction can never be free of ambiguities and still requires a variety of literary strategies to be made acceptable.

    Messengers of Eros examines those strategies and offers close readings of many Australian literary texts. It revisits classics such as Coonardoo, Capricornia or Such Is Life as well as major modern writers such as Patrick White, Peter Carey, David Malouf or Richard Flanagan, and engages with contemporary works whose status is still a matter for debate. It takes into account the postcolonial context of Australia's culture, especially where Indigenous and multicultural writers are concerned.

    This original and compelling book draws on the lessons of French theory and, though its approach is sympathetic to postmodernism, it never falls into academic jargon, remaining easily accessible to the general reader.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press , 2009
    pg. 179-195
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